Livability Score

83
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (1) F
Grounds For Celebration
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Friedrichs Coffee
Coffee Shop
PerKup Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Friedrich's World Coffees
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Java Joe's
Coffee Shop
Corazon Coffee Roasters
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Grounds For Celebration
Coffee Shop
La Barista Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Twisted Bean Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Caribou Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Friedrichs Coffee
Coffee Shop
Zanzibar's Coffee Adventure
Coffee Shop
Mars Cafe
Coffee Shop
Timbuktu Coffee Bar
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (1) F
Colby Park Performance Pavilion
Theatre Arts
Clive Caboose
Attraction
Last Laugh Comedy Club
Theatre Arts
AMC Classic Cobblestone 9
Cinema
Rex Mathes Auditorium
Theatre Arts
Flix Brewhouse
Cinema
Merle Hay Lanes
Bowling Alley
Urbandale Public Art Park
Theatre Arts
Richard Meier Building
Art Gallery
Eliel Saarinen Building
Art Gallery
Des Moines Art Center
Museum
I.M. Pei Building
Art Gallery
Des Moines Community Playhouse
Theatre Arts
Art Studios
Art Gallery
Artisan Gallery 218
Art Gallery
Sylvan Theater
Theatre Arts
Olson-Larson Galleries
Art Gallery
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Northwest Aquatic Center
Water Park
Salisbury House
Museum
Food and Drink (8) A-
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Maple Vape Lounge
Bar
European Flavors
Deli
B-Bop's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Burger King
Fast Food
University Tap
Bar
515 Brewing Company
Bar
The Ridgemont
Bar
Kathy's
Bar
Baskin-Robbins
Sweets
Wine and Spirits Gallery
Alcohol
Dunkin'
Fast Food
Euro Bar & Grill
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Hickman Soft Serve Royal Treats
Fast Food
Shang Yuen
Fast Food
China Garden
Fast Food
Smashburger
Fast Food
World Liquor and Tobacco
Alcohol
Ducktail Lounge
Bar
Jimmy John's
Fast Food
Bruegger's Bagels
Fast Food
Down Under Bar & Grill
Bar
Pally's Bar & Grille
Bar
Fitness (1) F
CrossFit West Des Moines
Gym
Northwest Community Center
Community Centre
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Burn Boot Camp
Gym
Gold's Gym
Gym
Xpressive Fitness
Gym
Fitness World 24
Gym
Elks Lodge #2752
Community Centre
Fitness World West
Gym
CrossFit Flyover
Gym
Planet Fitness
Gym
Snap Fitness
Gym
Fitness by Design
Gym
Valley Junction Activity Center
Community Centre
Farrell's
Gym
Polk County Westside Community Center
Community Centre
Eddie Davis Community Center
Community Centre
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Planet Fitness
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Farrell's
Gym
Spark Barre Pilates and Yoga
Gym
Max Life Fitness
Gym
CrossFit Merle Hay
Gym
Curves
Gym
Groceries (4) A+
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
The Bake Shoppe
Bakery
Aldi
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
D&D Bakery
Bakery
Lara's Bakery
Bakery
Old Home Bakery Outlet
Bakery
Fareway
Grocery Store
Natural Grocers
Grocery Store
Fresh Thyme
Grocery Store
Big Sky Bread Company
Bakery
ALDI
Grocery Store
Campbell's Nutrition
Grocery Store
Price Chopper
Grocery Store
La Mie Bakery
Bakery
The Cheese Shop of Des Moines
Cheese
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Nan's Nummies
Bakery
Fareway
Grocery Store
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Let Them Eat Cake
Bakery
Hy-Vee
Grocery Store
Price Chopper
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
Paul
Bakery
Parks (6) A+
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Playground
Lions Park
Park
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Colby Park
Park
George Lundberg Park
Park
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Rocklyn Park
Park
Linnan Park
Park
Aasheim Plaza
Park
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Playground
Shops (9) A+
Great Clips
Hairdresser
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
Al-Raseen Store
Convenience Store
Favorites
Clothing
Flowerama
Florist
Tivoli Salon
Hairdresser
Interstate All Battery Center
Electronics
Mayhem Comics
Books
Petco
Pets
Clive Power Equipment
Home Improvement
Namaste India Groceries and Kitchen
Convenience Store
Hy-Vee Fast & Fresh
Convenience Store
Suite Dreams
Furniture
Wild Birds Unlimited
Pets
All Breed Dog Grooming
Pets
Moda Hair Salon
Hairdresser
iWork & Play
Clothing
Urban Style Salon
Hairdresser
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
Git N Go
Convenience Store
Supercuts
Hairdresser
O'Donnell Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Kum & Go
Convenience Store
Eli’s Beauty Salon
Beauty
Boost Mobile
Electronics
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commute F

Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Windsor Heights.
Public Transit Stops (0)
Stops & Stations
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University Ave & 42nd St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
42nd St & Kingman Blvd
Bus Stop
42nd St & Kingman Blvd,
Bus Stop
University Ave & 41st St
Bus Stop
42nd St & Rollins Ave
Bus Stop
42nd St & Rollins Ave
Bus Stop
University Ave & 39th St
Bus Stop
University Ave & 39th St
Bus Stop
42nd St & Woodland Ave
Bus Stop
42nd St & Harwood Dr
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 42nd St
Bus Stop
University Ave & 37th St
Bus Stop
University Ave & 37th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 41st St
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University Ave & 35th St
Bus Stop
Ingersoll Ave & 39th St
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Ingersoll Ave & 39th St
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University Ave & 34th St
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Ingersoll Ave & 37th St
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Ingersoll Ave & 37th St
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University Ave & 32nd St
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University Ave & 31st St (Far-Side)
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
0.0%
F
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cost of living A

The cost of living in Windsor Heights is 97/100 - which is 9% higher than Iowa.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
B-
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
D
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crime C

Windsor Heights crime rates are 3,563 per 100k, which is 120% higher than Iowa
Property Crime
3,348 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
215 crimes per 100k
B+
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employment B+

The median income in Windsor Heights is $69,490 - which is 27% higher than Iowa.
Med. Household Income
$69,490
C+
Unemployment Rate
3.0%
B+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (6)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Hy-Vee Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Windsor Heights Fire Department
Fire Station
Windsor Heights Police Department
Police
Iowa Dental Group
Dentist
Walmart Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Langwith Hull & Roush Orthodontists
Dentist
Family Medicine at Northwest
Clinic
Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery Center
Doctor
Back Pain Clinic
Doctor
Medicap Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walnut Creek Pediatrics
Clinic
Fountain West Health Care Center
Nursing Home
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Hospice of Central Iowa
Nursing Home
Physicians Eye Clinic
Doctor
Allergy Institute, P.C.
Doctor
West Des Moines Medical Center
Doctor
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Iowa Vein Center
Doctor
Elite Dental Studio
Dentist
Wehrspan Chiropractic
Doctor
Vision Park Family Eye Care
Doctor
Clive Police Department
Police
Clive Fire Department
Fire Station
Mercy Beaverdale Medical Clinic
Hospital
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A+

Windsor Heights home prices are $194,200 - which is 46% higher than Iowa
Home Price
$194,200
B
Home Appreciation Rate
7%
B
Home Affordability
2.8x (home price to income ratio)
A-
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schools B+

The Windsor Heights graduation rate is 92% - which is 5% higher than Iowa
School Test Scores
N/A
High School Grad. Rates
92%
A
Elementary Schools (0) B-
Clive Learning Academy
Cowles Elementary School
New Horizos Academy
St Theresa Catholic School
Windsor Elementary
Mt Olive Lutheran School
Crestview School Of Inquiry
Hillis Elementary School
Karen Acres Elementary School
Hillside Elementary School
St Pius X School
Merrill Middle School
Perkins Elementary School
Sacred Heart School
Fairmeadows Elementary School
Hanawalt Elementary
Olmsted Elementary School
Moore Elementary School
Hubbell Elementary
Valerius Elementary School
Iowa Christian Academy
Rolling Green Elementary School
St Augustin Catholic School
Holy Trinity
Jensen Elementary School
High Schools (0) F
Dowling Catholic High School
Walnut Creek Campus
Roosevelt High School
Iowa Christian Academy
Urbandale High School
Valley High School
Hoover High School
Ruby Van Meter School
Ruby Van Meter
Valley Southwoods
Scavo Alternative High School
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ratings A+

Windsor Heights has an overall rating of 100% from 1 reviews.
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Windsor Heights Area Facts

  • Windsor Heights has a Livability Score of 83/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Windsor Heights crime rates are 120% higher than the Iowa average
  • Cost of living in Windsor Heights is 9% higher than the Iowa average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Windsor Heights? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

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Lions Park
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Colby Park
George Lundberg Park
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Entertainment

Colby Park Performance Pavilion
Clive Caboose
Last Laugh Comedy Club
AMC Classic Cobblestone 9
Rex Mathes Auditorium
Flix Brewhouse
Merle Hay Lanes
Urbandale Public Art Park

Food & Drink

Dairy Queen
Maple Vape Lounge
European Flavors
B-Bop's
Subway
Burger King
University Tap
515 Brewing Company

F Commute

Is public transit available in Windsor Heights? Of all people who commute, 0.0% take public transportation in Windsor Heights.
Drive to Work
87%

11% higher than the US average

Take Public Transit
0%

5% lower than the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Windsor Heights a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Pharmacies

Walmart Pharmacy
Hy-Vee Pharmacy

Doctors

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